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Highly recommended for Asimov fans and for anyone else who wants to read classic works of science fiction.
I still think they're very very good books and in fact feel that Asimov's purpose was to draw attention away from the individual characters.
The first book of the original Foundation trilogy is the beginning of a truly great series, a must read for any sci-fi fan.
If you love Star Wars, this is where all its basic settings and concepts come from. In the late 30s, Asimov conceived of a universe of inhabited planets and a galactic empire!!!!!Published 9 hours ago by Chi town Photog
Very clever premise and unfolding of epic narrative.
Somewhat didactic and simple, but these qualities did not detract..
A little tedious and definitely dated, but one of my old favorites and a good resolution at the very end.Published 3 days ago by Paul Baker
The ink is weak on many of the pages to the point of them being unreadable. This is orthogonal to the author of course, but this instance of his work was disappointing for that... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Hayg Astourian
The Fondation series is one of the most important in SF. I first read what later became parts in this book in the early '50s, then I read the book along with other books in the... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Joseph M. Firestone
Slow start ends with a band to segway into the next installment of the foundation series. Sufi classic.Published 5 days ago by Steve
I found this book dull and lifeless at first, but there was something about Asimov's writing that pulled me to keep reading. Read morePublished 7 days ago by zach
Good SF. Though a classic, seemed dated. Good character development. Enjoyable.Published 7 days ago by Duane Johnson